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Wednesday, February 24, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Putting Your House on the Market? Why FSBO is not the Best Option for Sellers

It’s no secret that the market is hot and homes continue to sell both at record paces and for unprecedented amounts.  Due to these facts, along with the knowledge of increasingly low inventory, many homeowners are taking the plunge and choosing to get their homes ready for a listing.  So, now what?  While making the decision to put your home on the market might be the biggest decision you make throughout your home selling journey, whether or not you choose to use a realtor is, by far, the most important.  While many homeowners think about the benefits of not having to pay a realtor when selling their home, it’s crucial that they know exactly what goes into listing and just how vital having a trusted realtor is for the overall sale and closing. 
Here are some of the top reasons why you should always choose to work with a realtor, instead of FSBO (For Sale by Owner), when selling your home:
1.      FSBO is incredibly ti ...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Are you Ready for the 2021 Restaurant Week on Hilton Head Island?

Dining week on Hilton Head is almost here!  From February 20th – February 27th, take advantage of what always seems to be one of the most popular annual events on the island!  This year in particular, it is crucial to support the restaurants in our community to ensure they thrive and survive through this pandemic.  The 13th annual event showcases 70 of the best restaurants, of all styles, in both Bluffton and Hilton Head, and this year many are offering a takeout option as well. 
Upscale Dining
There is nothing quite like an upscale and fine dining experience on Hilton Head.  With breathtaking oceanfront views and food so fresh you’ll wonder why you ever eat anywhere else, there’s no better time to get the best dining experience on the island than during restaurant week.  Each meal at these restaurants comes in a prix-fixe, 3-course style and is paired with expert drink suggestions to pair perfectly with every course.  If you ...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Enjoy a Romantic Valentine’s Day in the Lowcountry!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there are few places to celebrate as romantic as the
Lowcountry! While things might look different than previous Valentine’s Days, there are fortunately
many ways to celebrate in style without having to compromise your safety and health. Here are some
of the most romantic ways to celebrate love in the Lowcountry!

Enjoy your evening on a horse-drawn carriage ride. Whether you’re looking to stay close to
Beaufort for the night or you want to spend the evening on Hilton Head or in Charleston,
nothing beats a carriage ride around the Lowcountry and, luckily, you can find them in just
about every town!

Take advantage of a spa day. A couple’s spa day is quite possibly the most romantic date of
them all! A day at the spa is both stress-free and a perfect chance to bond in an intimate
setting. Book a couple’s massage and spend the day getting pampered, together.

Soak in the history that the Lo ...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Nothing Beats Living in the Lowcountry!!

February is one of the slower tourist months of the year for the Lowcountry due to both cooler weather and fewer events than other months throughout the year.  But this doesn’t stop the locals from enjoying life to the fullest and taking advantage of everything living in the Lowcountry has to offer!  If you’re looking for a change and hoping to buy a home somewhere new, look no further.  There are few places in the state, or country for that matter, that are as mystifying as living in the various communities in the Lowcountry!
What is the Lowcountry?
The Lowcountry is primarily comprised of the towns and islands in Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton, and Hampton counties.  You’ll know you’re looking for houses in the Lowcountry the minute you get there due to the iconic and breathtaking live oaks, Spanish mosses, and saltwater, and vast marshlands, all surrounding the various communities’ large, elegant, classic antebellum and postbellum ...

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Here's How to Remodel your Bathroom in a Single Weekend!!!

Are you itching for an update to your bathroom?  Bathrooms often serve as one of the most important rooms of the house when it comes to both the amount of time that’s spent in the room and how it’s styled.  You’ll be shocked at how easy these simple steps are when it comes to transforming your bathroom into a personal oasis. 
Start with a deep clean. 
First thing’s first.  You should never remodel without giving the room a proper deep clean, first.  While the bathroom might be one of the smaller rooms in the house, it’s also one of the dirtiest.  Make sure you thoroughly clean:

·        the toilet

·        all of the surfaces

·        the bathtub and shower

·        the faucet

·        ...

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